Fishing

Fishing

“There’s no point in using a fish hook. The water is too polluted to eat the fish.”

A painting by Lu Kesi based on a black and white illustration from the Ming dynasty Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting—with added commentary not in the original.

  • Material: Chinese ink and color on paper
  • Date: November 2016
  • Inscription: “There’s no point in using a fish hook. The water is too polluted to eat the fish.” — From a sketch in the Mustard Seed Garden Manual of painting. Lu Kesi Nov 2016.
  • Seal: various

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